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Wellbeing – A welcoming place to work

The school values and supports its staff, as evidenced by the following:

  • The Employee Assistance Programme is in place and free of charge for all staff.
  • We have three senior members of staff, who are all trained as Mental Health First Aiders. They are on hand to address wellbeing concerns and signpost them to additional support.
  • The school fitness suite is available to staff at no charge.
  • The fact that almost all staff have their own teaching room.
  • Duties for staff are carefully planned in terms of how they dovetail with staff free periods and/or teaching base.
  • There is on-site HR provision to support staff and a commitment to effective use.
  • The fact that the school has a strong record of supporting staff in times of individual and collective challenges.
  • Extremely supportive individual flexible working arrangements.
  • Equality objectives to celebrate diversity and ensure equal opportunity in terms of appointment are in place.
  • Weekly briefings dedicated to staff reflection and being together as a community.
  • A staff extra-curricular programme is in place and well attended.
  • Strong governor support.
  • Staff Celebration Events at regular intervals.
  • SLT visibility.